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Accomplishing Change in Teaching and Learning RegimesHigher Education and the Practice Sensibility

Accomplishing Change in Teaching and Learning Regimes: Higher Education and the Practice Sensibility

Paul Trowler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198851714
eISBN:
9780191886331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851714.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Public Management

This book offers a new perspective on the professional world of higher education. Using social practice theory, it presents a practice sensibility rooted in concepts which illuminate teaching and ... More

Accountability in the Economic and Monetary UnionFoundations, Policy, and Governance

Accountability in the Economic and Monetary Union: Foundations, Policy, and Governance

Menelaos Markakis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198845263
eISBN:
9780191880544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845263.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book looks at accountability in the field of Economic and Monetary Union, including the Banking Union. It looks at the emergence of a new constitutional and governance architecture in the ... More

Acrobatic Modernism from the Avant-Garde to Prehistory

Acrobatic Modernism from the Avant-Garde to Prehistory

Jed Rasula

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198833949
eISBN:
9780191889813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833949.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This is a book about artistic modernism contending with the historical transfigurations of modernity. As a conscientious engagement with modernity’s restructuring of the lifeworld, the modernist ... More

Action and Interaction

Action and Interaction

Shaun Gallagher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198846345
eISBN:
9780191881503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846345.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Action and Interaction is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the nature of action, starting with questions about action individuation, context, the notion of ?basic action? and the ... More

Adolescents on Music

Adolescents on Music

Elizabeth Cassidy Parker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190671358
eISBN:
9780190671396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671358.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Adolescents on Music foregrounds the voices of 30 American adolescent musicians, ages 12–18. Adolescent singer-songwriters, studio and solo musicians, rappers, composers and arrangers, and band, ... More

Advocates of Humanity: Human Rights NGOs in International Criminal Justice

Advocates of Humanity: Human Rights NGOs in International Criminal Justice

Kjersti Lohne

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198818748
eISBN:
9780191859632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818748.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Advocates of Humanity offers an analysis of international criminal justice from the perspective of sociology of punishment by exploring the role of human rights organizations in their mobilization ... More

The Aesthetics of Island SpacePerception, Ideology, Geopoetics

The Aesthetics of Island Space: Perception, Ideology, Geopoetics

Johannes Riquet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198832409
eISBN:
9780191886324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832409.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Aesthetics of Island Space discusses islands as central figures in the modern experience of space. It examines the spatial poetics of islands in literary texts (from The Tempest to The Hungry ... More

After DebussyMusic, Language, and the Margins of Philosophy

After Debussy: Music, Language, and the Margins of Philosophy

Julian Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190066826
eISBN:
9780190066857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066826.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, History, Western

This book explores an idea of music, exemplified by the work of Debussy, in dialogue with a parallel movement in French literary and philosophical thought. Its central thesis is that modern music and ... More

After the Dance, the Drums Are HeavyCarnival, Politics, and Musical Engagement in Haiti

After the Dance, the Drums Are Heavy: Carnival, Politics, and Musical Engagement in Haiti

Rebecca Dirksen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190928056
eISBN:
9780190928094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928056.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Haitian carnival offers a lens into popular power and politics. Political demonstrations in Haiti often manifest as musical performances. Studying carnival and political protest side by side brings ... More

AI NarrativesA History of Imaginative Thinking about Intelligent Machines

AI Narratives: A History of Imaginative Thinking about Intelligent Machines

Stephen Cave, Kanta Dihal, and Sarah Dillon (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198846666
eISBN:
9780191881817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846666.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is the first to examine the history of imaginative thinking about intelligent machines. As real artificial intelligence (AI) begins to touch on all aspects of our lives, this long narrative ... More

Alcohol and HumansA Long and Social Affair

Alcohol and Humans: A Long and Social Affair

Kimberley Hockings and Robin Dunbar (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842460
eISBN:
9780191878442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842460.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Ethanol (or, as it is more popularly known, alcohol) use has a long and ubiquitous history. The prevailing tendency to view alcohol merely as a ‘social problem’ or the popular notion that alcohol ... More

Alien Experience

Alien Experience

Maura Tumulty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190845629
eISBN:
9780190845650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845629.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

If I were a better human being, that person’s voice wouldn’t sound so shrill to me. Many of us may have had such thoughts. They give voice to the worrying intuition that if we were less affected by ... More

American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

Rebecca A. Sheehan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190949709
eISBN:
9780190949747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Can films philosophize rather than simply represent philosophical ideas developed outside the cinematic medium? Taking up this question crucial to the field of film-philosophy, this book argues that ... More

American Literature and the Long DownturnNeoliberal Apocalypse

American Literature and the Long Downturn: Neoliberal Apocalypse

Dan Sinykin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852704
eISBN:
9780191887062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852704.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

American Literature and the Long Downturn argues that the economic crisis of the 1970s established the conditions for a contemporary literary form: neoliberal apocalypse. Apocalyptic writing appears ... More

An Ancient Dream ManualArtemidorus' The Interpretation of Dreams

An Ancient Dream Manual: Artemidorus' The Interpretation of Dreams

Peter Thonemann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198843825
eISBN:
9780191879524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843825.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Artemidorus’ Oneirocritica (‘The Interpretation of Dreams’) is the only dream-book which has been preserved from Graeco-Roman antiquity. Composed around AD 200, it is a treatise and manual on dreams, ... More

Ancient RelativityPlato, Aristotle, Stoics, and Sceptics

Ancient Relativity: Plato, Aristotle, Stoics, and Sceptics

Matthew Duncombe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198846185
eISBN:
9780191881343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846185.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Relativity is the phenomenon that things relate to things: parents to their offspring; doubles to halves; larger things to smaller things. This book is about how ancient philosophers, particularly ... More

And God Knows the MartyrsMartyrdom and Violence in Jihadi-Salafism

And God Knows the Martyrs: Martyrdom and Violence in Jihadi-Salafism

Nathan S. French

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190092153
eISBN:
9780190092184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Jihadi-Salafi narratives of martyrdom-seeking operations are filled with praise for what they label the exemplary self-renunciative acts of their martyrs performed as a model of the earliest ... More

Anecdotal EvidenceEcocritiqe from Hollywood to the Mass Image

Anecdotal Evidence: Ecocritiqe from Hollywood to the Mass Image

Sean Cubitt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065713
eISBN:
9780190065751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065713.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ecocritique is a practice of radical questioning, as essential to the critical armoury as feminism and postcolonialism have become. Anecdotes are ecocritical because they focus on encounters, ... More

Angels of EfficiencyA Media History of Consulting

Angels of Efficiency: A Media History of Consulting

Florian Hoof

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886363
eISBN:
9780190886400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Corporate consulting, a one-time seemingly marvelous mixture of bare-knuckle rationalization, esoterica, and visionary futurism, is invariably deployed when business structures threaten to lose their ... More

Anglo NostalgiaThe Politics of Emotion in a Fractured West

Anglo Nostalgia: The Politics of Emotion in a Fractured West

Edoardo Campanella and Marta Dassù

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190068936
eISBN:
9780190099619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Nostalgia has become a major force in global politics. While Donald Trump hopes to ‘make America great again’, Xi Jinping calls for a ‘great rejuvenation of the Chinese people’, and a majority of ... More

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